Robert M. "Robbie" Goldman, former managing partner of the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman, whose legal career spanned more than half a century, died Friday of complications of an infection at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson.
He was 98.
"The thing about Robbie Goldman was that he was a paragon of excellence. His aim was to be the best, and he ultimately succeeded," said Shale S. Stiller, a longtime friend and partner at DLA Piper US LLP.
"As a lawyer, and this is not hyperbole, he was the best real estate lawyer in Baltimore. He was generally considered a business, real estate, taxation and...